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what is the definition or description of: pigment?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Colored chemicals: Any chemical which has a color (minerals also) can be said to have a pigment. Such chemicals are responsible for the colors of the skin, the hair, the eyes and things we don't ordinary see such as the brown liver and red blood.

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